My Writing Journey

Welcome, it has been a little over a year since I started on the journey of my blog site. I have to say thank you to all that have followed, liked, and commented. You have inspired me to continue to move forward with these posts.

Even some of you have supported me in my career as an Author. I greatly appreciate it. I have to say it has been a struggle. For anyone that thinks writing a good book is easy. I am proof to tell you it is not. It is a lot of hard work, especially when you are an Indie Author.

Why? Good question, wherein traditional publishing helps you with all the steps that need to be taken to get the book published and noticed. Yes, I mean help with some of the marketing side. As an Indie Author, if all falls on the Indie Author to do everything. If one has the money, they can outsource some of the duties. Otherwise, the Indie Author has a full plate to make their career successful.

This year has had a lot of ups and down, besides the Covid-19 virus. It was a sad time when we lost my Mother-in-Law. May she rest in peace. Plus, one of my favorite actors of all time Sean Connery. The bad reviews I got, which I am thankful for it helped me to understand what I did wrong. I have since fixed. Yes, I hope to get all the errors out with the first book, so when I move on to the second, it flows more smoothly.

Yes, this did put Book Two – Dragon Squad behind my schedule. However, I am now back on Dragon Squad, has it planned to Launch on February 28, 2021, my birthday. In support of this, I have put Dragon Fusion on sale. Dragon Squad will be up for pre-sale in a couple of weeks. I will let you know the exact date.

Some other things for you to watch for will be the Reveal of Book Two Book Cover. Also, I will be holding several virtual online book signing of Dragon Fusion Paperback. We will have prizes. All this will take place in November.

One more thing, I almost forgot to mention. When Dragon Squad goes up for Presale, anyone that buys a book before the launch day will go into a pot for a drawing to win a tremendous gift on the day of Launch. Yes, if you buy more than one, you get an entry for each one. I will reveal the prize on Launch Day.

I am excited we are going to have some fun, as you can tell. So if you don’t want to miss any of these wonders dates, please sign up for my email so you will get a notification. As some of you know, depending on how the algorithm is working will depend if you get to see these such post on a particular platform.

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30 Days Left to Book Launch

I am excited to announce there are only 30 days left for the book launch of Dragon Fusion, the First Book in The Elite Series.

If you have read my blog posts, then you know I have been researching to prepare for this day for a while. I am getting anxious. I want everything done now, that way I can relax to enjoy the week before and one launch day. Not sure it will happen that way, but a girl can dream.

I have spent almost three years getting this book completed. Now that we are at this point, it is a fantastic feeling of accomplishment. I have to say writing Dragon Fusion Book One of The Elite Series, was a nightmare. It was a learning experience the whole way through. I made some bad choices that cost me dearly, money, and time-wise. However, I’ve read many websites, blog posts, and watches many YouTube videos which paved the way for Dragon Squad Book Two of The Elite Series to co much faster.

Everyone invited to the Launch Party, which is an online event to be held on July 7, 2020, at 7 P.M. central time. Location Facebook under Karen Carnahan Facebook Scribblersquest events. I look forward to seeing you there; you do want to miss out. Join my hubby and I for some fun.

Coming Soon!

What fun will we have?

Great question! Unfortunately, since this will be an online event, you’ll have to bring your own drinks🍸🍺☕ and snacks🌮🥨🧁🍫🍪🍩. However, we are still going to have a great time together. Come join the fun via the internet, yeah, it’s not as personable, but hay this day in age, it’s as good as we can get. 😁

Activities to look forward to:

  • Live (Yes, I will be speaking live. It will be interesting, I know).
  • We will be playing games.
  • With games come prizes. Who doesn’t love free stuff? I know I do. Woo Hoo!
  • A reading. I will read to you some of the novel so you may get a taste of enticement. Either live, or I will upload a video.

We will also have a grand prize, (but I am not telling you any of the prizes. You will have to participate in order; to find out what they are.

Are you ready to party with this new author? I will be looking forward to seeing who my fans are on this fantastic adventure. The book is up for preorder; please check it out at Karen Carnahan Anyone who signs up to join my adventure for my newsletter will be put in for a special prize drawing.

Sorry, this post came out so late. I was having technical issues. We are good.👍

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The Day Has Come “Dragon Fusion” Presale

It is hard to believe this day has arrived. I can only imagine what the launch day of my book “DRAGON FUSION”  will be like. I was holding my breath when I hit the button to start the Presale. If I was this nervous setting up Presale can you imagine what a nervous wreck I will be on launch day.

As a Indie Author I get to do my own Marketing. It is up to me to get the word out there about my book “DRAGON FUSION” Unlike the big publishers who have it all figured out. I get to do a lot of research to find out what is the best way to promote. Right now I have absolutely no clue… laugh! It will be a challenge, one that I will figure out. This day in age with YouTube it makes life a lot easier to learn how to do things. All you have to do is find the right video. Boom! Got can pull off anything.

If you have been following along with my blog, then you know I have been working on “DRAGON FUSION” for a while, it is still being worked on in the final editing stages. I can’t wait to hold the book in my hand it will be such a relief plus a rush of joy all at once.

I have to say this has been a unique learning process for me. One in which I have not finished. I believe it is a good thing to learn something new every day if at all possible. 

Launch dare for “DRAGON FUSION”  is July 7, 2020. This is the first book in the “The Elite Series.”

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DRAGON FUSION

El was an average fifteen-year-old kid, who set out for a quiet walk in her small-town park to relax before having to conquer a book report. However, El never expected to see sparks fly out from her fingertips…

Totally blindsided, El learned the truth of her identity, realizing her whole life had been a lie, and she wasn’t sure she was ready for the upcoming changes.

El’s newfound powers frightened as well as excited her. Finding help from an unlikely ally, a dragon, El must decide if she should embrace her destiny or walk away from a world in peril. A spark begins to ignite within her. Will the fire that brews inside sway El in her decision to embrace her destiny?

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